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IGEL Introduces a Cost-Effective, Securely Integrated Solution for Customers Still Running Oracle Sun Rays

With the discontinuation of the Oracle Sun Ray Clients, IGEL's Universal Desktop thin clients offer a cost-effective solution to migrate from existing Sun infrastructures

CINCINNATI, April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Customers looking to migrate away from the discontinued Sun Ray Software and Sun Ray Clients can continue to integrate new clients into their existing VDI environment thanks to a solution from IGEL. By using the option to set up a custom partition, available in every IGEL Universal Desktop thin client, the required Oracle Virtual Desktop Client (OVDC) software can be integrated and maintained in the operating system of the IGEL devices with little effort, whilst maintaining the secure read only operating system. The IGEL custom partition is created with the aid of the Universal Customization Builder (UCB).

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Use of the licensed IGEL UCB functionality allows the OVDC client to be securely integrated, complete with syntax check, into the IGEL Linux or Windows Embedded firmware. With the free IGEL Universal Management Suite (UMS), the extended firmware can then be rolled out simply and easily via the network to the devices concerned. The functionally extended IGEL thin clients then communicate with the Sun servers via Sun's Appliance Link Protocol (ALP). As a result, many Sun customers can use the IGEL custom partition solution to continue using their existing infrastructure and gain time for planning a new VDI solution. With the aid of the highly flexible IGEL multimedia thin clients, the customers can choose from an extensive portfolio of supported solutions and simply manage the migration using UMS remote administration, without having to exchange or physically modify the devices.

About IGEL Technology

A world leader in thin and zero client solutions, IGEL Technology helps organizations improve the agility, efficiency, and security of their virtual desktop and application delivery systems. IGEL produces one of the industry's widest range of hardware thin and zero clients, based on Linux and Microsoft Windows, and leads the market in software based thin clients allowing customers to access a broad spectrum of server-based infrastructures and applications. IGEL also offers powerful and intuitive management software for easy deployment and administration of thin clients throughout any size organization. Partnerships with industry leaders like Citrix, VMware, Red Hat, and Microsoft ensure that IGEL provides the most up-to-date technology and trustworthy security to clients in industries that include Healthcare, Education & Research, Public Sector, Financial, Insurance, Retail, Logistics, and Manufacturing. IGEL has offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium, Switzerland, Sweden, the United States, Germany, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Singapore and is represented by partners in over 50 countries worldwide. To learn more, visit www.igel.com or follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/IGEL_Technology

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